Workers clean the big Euro sculpture in front of the former European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, July 9. The sculpture is being given its first overhaul after 13 years, coinciding with the aftermath of the Greek referendum that might lead to the first exit of a country from the 19-nation currency.
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Goethe’s Laurel Wreath
The bronze statue of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe with its laurel wreath at Goethe square in Frankfurt, Jan.28. The German writer, poet, polymath, etc. was born in Frankfurt in 1749. The Goethe House and the Goethe Museum can be visited on the site of his birthplace.
Old African Sculpture
A terracotta head that was created between 800 and 400 BC is exhibited in front of a Roman replica of a Greek sculpture (200 BC) at an exhibition of African Nok sculpture at the Liebieghaus museum in Frankfurt, Oct.29. When Egypt, Greece and Rome blossomed during the 2nd and 1st millenium BC the Nok culture (1500 to 0 BC) existed in West Africa in what is now Nigeria.